62-Year-Old Man Dies in Speed-Related Collision near Okanogan
OMAK, WA (November 21, 2018) – On Wednesday night, one person was killed in a crash on the northbound State Route 155. The victim was identified as 62-year-old Richard Howe. His place of residence is unknown at this time.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the collision took place near milepost 60 in Okanogan. Based on reports from troopers, the victim was driving at a high rate of speed prior to the fatal accident.
He reportedly lost control of his 2004 Ford F-350 after passing a vehicle and swerving, causing the truck to fishtail multiple times before leaving the roadway onto the southbound shoulder. He then struck two trees before coming to a rest. Howe was pronounced dead at the scene by the attending paramedics.
Speed was considered a possible contributing factor in the fatal crash, which remains under investigation at this time. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call the police. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
We at Sweet Law Group offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Richard Howe. May he rest in peace.
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